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Senate Bill 0175


Senate Bill 0175

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB175 (Updated March 31, 2005 5:46 pm - DI 84)


Allows a court to order an offender on home detention to wear a monitoring device that can reliably determine the location of the offender. Changes the definition of "monitoring device" to include a device that can: (1) record information 24 hours a day regarding an offender's location; (2) track where an offender has been; and (3) notify the appropriate agency if an offender violates a home detention order. Requires a probation department or community corrections program that monitors an offender on home detention to: (1) maintain constant supervision of the offender; and (2) have staff available at all times to respond if the offender violates a home detention order. Requires a sex offender or violent offender on home detention to use a monitoring device that can determine the offender's precise location. Makes technical change correcting the definition of "violent offender" for purposes of home detention.
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